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comfort zone

1. A place, activity, situation, or psychological state in which a person feels free from anxiety and is within their of ability, experience, security, and/or control. Though it is often outside your comfort zone, traveling to foreign countries gives you a much greater perspective on how other people in the world live. The new job is a little out of my comfort zone, but it will give me a great opportunity to see what I'm truly capable of.
2. The temperature range wherein the human body feels naturally comfortable, being neither too hot nor too cold. Many retired Americans, being more sensitive to the cold, settle in Florida, where the balmy weather better suits their comfort zones.
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My friend said the comfort zone is much like a mother's womb.
In the past, surveying and addressing the ergonomic needs of thousands of employees has been a tremendous challenge, but with Comfort Zone, ETC will be able to provide clients with an easy yet comprehensive solution, said Bill Pace, Business Development Director for IBR.
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CAIRO: The Egyptian central bank kept its key overnight interest rates unchanged on Thursday, saying inflation remained within its comfort zone and economic activity was improving.
SO, GARETH Barry was afraid of being in the comfort zone.
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I'm in a comfort zone; I'm not always comfortable in a comfort zone.
In order to discuss what happens in this confrontation, I would like to introduce one more concept: the comfort zone.
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